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Inside campaign finance myths and realities by Frank J. Sorauf

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Campaign funds -- United States.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 275-297) and index.

StatementFrank J. Sorauf.
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 307 p. :
Number of Pages307
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18564648M
ISBN 100300059329

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